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From research to interviewing tips, NIRSA provides access to the resources you need to succeed.

Research & Assessment

Whether you’re advocating the principles of collegiate recreation or seeking funding for a renovation project, we believe there can never be too much information to share. Learn about upcoming research projects, benchmarking systems, or access to research grants.

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Read the latest reports on professional standards, check out our publications catalog, or submit your own research to our scholarly journal, the Recreational Sports Journal.

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Student Resources

When graduation gets close, and it’s time to think about the future, it’s good to have friends on the inside. NIRSA offers many tools and programs for students whose goal is a career in the collegiate recreation profession. Participating in NIRSA activities and seeking professional education through NIRSA events is a great way to stand out as a new leader in the field.

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Recreational Sports & Fitness Day

It’s never too early to start celebrating the official day when NIRSA was founded: February 22. Gain access to marketing materials and ideas from past Rec Days — and begin the celebration!

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NIRSA Know: Our Newsletter

You’ll always be in the Know with our Association newsletter. Delivered twice each month, each issue covers a wide range of updates and feature stories about NIRSA and our profession.

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Member Discounts & Rewards

As a NIRSA Member, you’re eligible for discounts for your sport club teams, group exercise instructors, and colleagues.

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